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Geographies of Sustainable Lifestyles Annual Meeting and A Call for Abstract

Posted in Events by Devin Maeztri on September 24th, 2008

2009 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers for Geographers, GIS Specialist and Environmental Scientists, and a call for abstract.

When: 22 – 27 March 2009
Where: Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas
Deadline for abstract: 16 October 2008
Session Organisers: Stewart Barr (University of Exeter) and Frances Fahy (University of Ulster) Sponsored by the Environmental Perception and Behavioural Geographies Research Group of the AAG

Please forward expressions of interest and abstracts (250 words) for contributions to the session organisers: Stewart Barr ( or Frances Fahy ( ).

Visit the Association of American Geographers- Annual Meeting for more information.

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A guide to a greener Christmas!

Posted in Models by Ferne Edwards on December 13th, 2007

I recently received this email below from Environment Victoria about the ever-important issue of consumption at Christmas time. Please read on to find out more about the resources that they’ve put together.

Environment Victoria would like to call on all Victorians to reconsider the way they consume at this time of year. To assist folks in the community on their journey to sustainability, Environment Victoria has developed an online Sustainable Festive Season Guide. This guide provides information and solutions to the problems of unsustainable consumption and waste that typically occurs over the festive season. To download a copy of the guide go to

Another great way you can reduce consumption is by giving a virtual green gift. Environment Victoria has developed a great range of GIFTS THAT GIVES BACK. A gift purchased through the GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK range is a tax-deductible donation. To order gifts for your friends and family today go to

'White Christmas Tree' by Ronald Suello